Tail-Wags Helmet Covers Blog — Sarah Burke
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The death of Sarah Burke, Olympic gold medalist in freestyle skiing, shook up a lot of people. How could this have happened to such a talented young athlete who has done this trick over and over again? The risk is always there for extreme sports athletes because they are constantly pushing the boundaries and Sarah knew it. Sarah’s coach described her as an innovator. “She was always one to stand in the face of adversity and say, ‘Why not?’” said Peter Judge, head of a national freestyle group. “Innovators don’t accept limits and that is how the limits are breached.”...
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